NFPA 505: Fire Safety Standard for Powered Industrial Trucks Including Type Designations, Areas of Use, Conversions, Maintenance, and Operations
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What is NFPA 505?
NFPA 505: Document Scope
1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This standard shall apply to fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines. 1.1.2 This standard shall not apply to compressed air–operated or nonflammable compressed gas–operated industrial trucks, farm vehicles, or automotive vehicles for highway use.
This standard mitigates potential fire and explosion hazards involving powered industrial trucks, including fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines. Official document scope
What does NFPA 505 address?
Comprehensive safety guidance includes provisions relating to hazardous (classified) locations other locations such as piers and wharves, dual-fuel trucks, conversion of trucks, maintenance, fuel recharging, marking, operation, and portable fire extinguishers. Table of Contents

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